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James Lynn Newsom, Sr.

March 2, 1941 - April 11, 2017

Funeral service for James Lynn Newsom Sr., 76 , of Simsboro will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Rev. Ricky Bonnett, pastor at First Assembly of God in Ruston, will officiate. Interment will follow at Simsboro Cemetery in Simsboro, LA. Visitation will be 5:00…read more

Funeral service for James Lynn Newsom Sr., 76 , of Simsboro will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Rev. Ricky Bonnett, pastor at First Assembly of God in Ruston, will officiate. Interment will follow at Simsboro Cemetery in Simsboro, LA. Visitation will be 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Friday, April 14, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

James Newsom is survived by his wife of 53 years, Flora Lofton Newsom of Simsboro, LA; daughters: Belinda Kay Collins of Decatur, AL, Margaret Irene Cox of Manchester, TN, and DeWanna Dawn Poovey of Bossier City, LA; son, James Lynn Newsom, Jr. of Ponchatoula, LA;
12 grandchildren: Amanda Turner, Stephanie Blazer, Lee Collins, Allyson Poovey, Cody Newsom, Nathan Poovey, Natalie Poovey, Kaitlyn Newsom, Bryan Poovey, Heather Cox, Faith Cox, and Matthew Collins; 3 great grandchildren; brothers: Kenneth Newsom of Hattisburg, MS, Randy Newsom of Crowville, LA, and Danny Newsom of Newnan, GA; sisters: Dorothy Curry of Monroe, LA, Edna Dunn of Pioneer, LA, and Martha Rogan of Tallulah, LA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Nathan Poovey, Allen Poovey, Bryan Poovey, Jonathan Blazer, Jay Cox, and Gene Newsom.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial gift may be made to Chi Alpha Ministries at LA Tech University.

Condolences may be left in James’ online guestbook at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation Information


Date: Friday, April 14, 2017

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - Ruston

Address:

209 North Bonner
Ruston, LA 71270

Service Information


Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017

Time: 02:00 pm

Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - Ruston

Address:

209 North Bonner
Ruston, LA 71270

Cemetery Information


Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017

Simsboro Cemetery

Simsboro, LA


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